A pharmacist based in the community and primary care; specialising in the field of treating tobacco dependency and AsthmaRightCare. Darush has presented at various national and international conferences (including the PCRS, IPCRG, ERS, Clinical Pharmacy Congress). Darush was part of the London Clinical Senate Helping Smokers Quit programme. Darush is a lead respiratory pharmacist for NHS RightBreathe and mentors 45 PCN clinicians across NW London. In 2019 Darush was awarded PCPA GP Pharmacist runner up, recognised for pharmacological/non-pharmacological interventions. He runs group sessions with patients and clinicians. Darush is the Chair of the PCRS Conference Organising Committee, also an Executive & Policy committee member.
Other roles include:
Co-Chair Taskforce for Lung Health Medicines Optimisation Working Group
Co-Chair of the CYP Pharmacy asthma group (London Asthma Leadership and Implementation Group)
Darush enjoys running and raising money for respiratory and cardiac charities. One of his main missions is to reduce health inequalities caused by tobacco and spends a lot of his time teaching in deprived locations across the UK.
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